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[Bug 1172852] Re: USB keyboard and mouse don't work


Dee Bee, can you try the following ? :
1. Suspend the PC or laptop
2. Start the PC or laptop
3. Try if you can key in anything

I have a HP Pavilion g4 laptop that I bought last year.
I've been installing few Linux distributions and had the same issue.

In the beginning I was using Ubuntu 12.04 and had no problem.
After I upgraded it to Ubuntu 13.04, I had the same issue as reported in this thread.
After  googling a little, and tried some solutions provided in other threads,
nothing worked.
So I decided to suspend the PC and wake the PC up again, and I found out that I was able to 
use my keyboard.

I am not sure if it will work on your case, but please give it a try.

I also noticed that when I boot and reboot a couple of times, once in a while, I am able to 
use my keyboard... Very funny...

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  USB keyboard and mouse don't work

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Bug description:
  I am installing Ubuntu 13.04 from a live USB key.  I downloaded the
  stable amd64 iso of Ubuntu 13.04 after it was released today.  It runs
  beautifully from a live USB key.  However, after installing the OS to
  my hard drive and rebooting, the keyboard and mouse both fail to work.
  They are standard USB input devices (US layout) which have worked for
  years on other versions of Red Hat and Ubuntu.  They work fine with
  the live USB version of the OS.

  I can't even log into the computer to collect bug data.  I've tried
  reinstalling several times, changing the install options.  Installing
  fresh on this computer, keeping only my old /home partition, and
  disallowing the installation of third-party software still produces
  the error.

  The same system has run several previous versions of Ubuntu without

  Thanks for your help.

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